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In Figuring Out, I showcase my growth, challenges and shortcomings that are a part of my pursuit for happiness. It is an opportunity for my audience to set out on a pursuit with me and be a part of my story. All my learning’s from my mistakes and achievements from my victories are discussed here.

Figuring Out with Raj Shamani Raj Shamani

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In Figuring Out, I showcase my growth, challenges and shortcomings that are a part of my pursuit for happiness. It is an opportunity for my audience to set out on a pursuit with me and be a part of my story. All my learning’s from my mistakes and achievements from my victories are discussed here.

    What's Wrong With Indian Startups? | Dr. Ritesh Malik On Education & Communal Riots |Figuring Out 49

    What's Wrong With Indian Startups? | Dr. Ritesh Malik On Education & Communal Riots |Figuring Out 49

    In this week’s episode of Figuring Out we have Ritesh Malik Founder & CEO of Innov8 Coworking. And in this podcast we have discussed:

    -What needs to change with India’s current education system?
    -How to deal with competitors?
    -What is stopping India from becoming truly a world power?
    -What type of startup fails and succeeds?
    -How to build the right culture for your organisation?
    -What is that one thing every entrepreneur is wrong about?

    Ritesh Malik is a medical doctor turned entrepreneur and angel investor, who is extremely passionate about building products which create impact at scale leveraging technology.

    Coming from a family of doctors, he was forced into doing medicine, and post that he started working at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, which he didn’t like for one bit, because, back of his mind, he always wanted to do something much more impactful.

    In the year 2012, he decided to quit his medical professional and took the entrepreneurial plunge, where he ventured into setting up augmented reality startup AdStuck, which developed an app called Alive in JV with the Times Of India Group, however, he exited from the company after it got acquired by Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited, commonly known as The Times Group in 2013. Then in 2016 he founded Innov8 Working.

    In this podcast we talked about the Indian education system, wealth generation, startup failures, the future of the Indian market, and more. Watch the podcast till the end to know complete details.

    Ritesh Malik's
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    00:00 - Introduction
    01:53 - Strength of US Dollar
    04:53 - Money Vs Health and Relationships
    06:04 - Problem with Indian education system
    08:05 -
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    How He Built Moj in 30 Hours After the Ban of TikTok? Raj Shamani | Figuring Out 48

    How He Built Moj in 30 Hours After the Ban of TikTok? Raj Shamani | Figuring Out 48

    In this week’s episode of Figuring Out we have Ankush Sachdeva Co-founder and CEO of ShareChat. His team created a Moj, a replica of the popular Chinese short video platform TikTok in just 30 hours after the ban of TikTok. In this podcast we have discussed:

    -How did he create Moj in just 30 hours after the ban of TikTok?
    -How he built ShareChat after 14 failed startups?
    -Love & Breakup, Next Big Industry?

    When we talk about our present, Social Media is one of the prime things out there, that made a place in our life. There is hardly anyone who is not on any social media. In this scenario, one Indian decided to find a social media platform that will change the way Indians perceive social media.

    Ankush Sachdeva is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-Founder of the Indian social media platform, Sharechat, which was launched on 8 January 2015. He supervises the company's growth strategy and examines product development. Ankush Sachdeva is the Founder of Mohalla Tech Private Limited firm which owns Sharechat. Sharechat has over 180 million monthly active users and the app supports 15 Indian languages, 

    He built and experimented with 14 startup ideas before finding success with ShareChat.

    Mohalla Tech hit unicorn status with a valuation of $2.1 billion, after a $502 million fund raise led by Lightspeed Ventures and Tiger Global.

    Watch this podcast till the end to know about  short form content and AI, Funding, building in India, social status, and more.

    Ankush Sachdeva's Social Media Handles ⤵︎

    Twitter @AnkushSach
    https://twitter.com/AnkushSach

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ankush-sachdeva/

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    Chapters:

    00:00 - Introduction
    01:08 - Instagram Vs Sharechat
    02:36 - ByteDance copied ShareChat?
    06:14 - Launched Moj in 30 Hours
    08:17 - How to onboard users on your platfo
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    IITian Shares Top 3 Lessons From - School Life, IIT Bombay & YouTuber's Conclave | Figuring Out 47

    IITian Shares Top 3 Lessons From - School Life, IIT Bombay & YouTuber's Conclave | Figuring Out 47

    In this episode of Figuring Out, We’ve Rishabh Jain, from Labour Law Advisor. He graduated from IIT Bombay & then started working on a few startups which didn’t lead him to success but then he & his partner Mandeep started a YouTube channel - Labour Law Advisor as his family was into labour law consulting for the past 40 years. Now Labour Law Advisor has become one of the most popular channels in the space.

    In this episode, Rishabh shared with us three of his experiences that changed his perspective on life.

    01. What helped Rishabh to grow in life & develop confidence at a very young age?

    02. How did saying no to things became a curse for him?

    03. Hacks he used to stay committed to his process?

    Rishabh Jain's
    Social Media Handles ⤵︎

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    Twitter @RishsamJain
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    00:00 - Introduction
    01:56 - Why should you get uncomfortable?
    09:16 - How to develop confidence?
    12:34 - Don't say no to opportunities
    21:18 - Talk loud about your dream
    28:16 - Give a growth map and purpose to your team
    33:01 - Conclusion

    About Raj Shamani
    Raj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.

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    Twitter @RajShamani
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    Facebook @ShamaniRaj
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    LinkedIn - Raj Shamani
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    About Figuring Out
    Figuring Out Podcast is a Candid Conversations University where Raj Shamani brings raw conversations with the Top 1% in India.
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    • 35 min
    India is at Risk! | How China is Controlling Our Economy? Ft. Trishneet Arora | Figuring Out 46

    India is at Risk! | How China is Controlling Our Economy? Ft. Trishneet Arora | Figuring Out 46

    In this podcast we have Trishneet Arora, the Founder & CEO of TAC Security and we have discussed:
    -What’s going wrong in the world?
    -What are the possible outcomes which can happen because of the funding from China to Indian startups?
    -How China and America are controlling the world?
    -What can happen to people like you and me if we don’t be cautious about what we are consuming, how we are consuming and who are the startups we are sharing our data with?

    Trishneet is extremely passionate about securing cyberspace and started his entrepreneurial journey in 2013 at the mere age of 19. From there, under his leadership, TAC Security has been securing the world’s top brands while disrupting cyberspace.

    In 2017, he was listed in The 50 Most Influential Young Indians by GQ Magazine. Trishneet is also part of Entrepreneur Magazine’s 35 under 35 & Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2018 List. In 2019, Trishneet Arora was listed in Fortune India’s 40 under 40 list, India’s Brightest Business Minds.

    Watch the podcast till the end to know how a 19 year old started his own cyber security company.

    Trishneet Arora’s Social Media Handles ⤵︎

    Twitter: @TrishneetArora
    https://twitter.com/TrishneetArora

    Instagram: @trishneetarora
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    Chapters:

    00:00 - Introduction
    02:17 - Why did he dropped out of school
    07:47 - His First Startup 
    08:50 - How did he start Tac Security?
    11:23 - What is Ethical Hacking?
    13:04 - How to reach out to big corporations?
    15:02 - How is he helping NPCI?
    15:57 - How do people lose money to frauds?
    22:31 - Potential threats of cyber crime
    24:15 -  Fraud of 9 Crore Rupees
    26:34 - What is Cyber Crime?
    32:09 - Snowden
    33:59 - Data has the power to control us
    36:00 - Should you use Password Management apps?
    37:55 - How is our country at risk?
    44:25 - How does TAC Security reach out to B2B?
    51:23 - Cyber Insurance
    52:42 - Competition to TAC Security
    54:22 - Which is the next big industry?
    58:20 - Conclusion

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    About Raj Shamani
    Raj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries
    The LeaveBetter PodcastWisdom-focused conversations that help you reach your next level.Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    How he Earned 100 Million Dollars through Video Games? Ft. Vishal Gondal | Figuring Out 45

    How he Earned 100 Million Dollars through Video Games? Ft. Vishal Gondal | Figuring Out 45

    In this podcast we have Vishan Gondal, the Founder & CEO of GOQii and we have discussed:

    01. How Did He Approach Pepsi To Buy His Games & Helped Them Run A Campaign Against Coke?

    02. How Did India Games Build The First Ever Spider-Man Game?

    03. His 3 Biggest Lessons From The Journey Of India Games

    04. How Companies Design A Game To Get You Addicted?

    05. Why Should the Government Regulate Companies Like Instagram & YouTube For Their Power Of Influence & Strategies To Get A User Hooked?

    06. What’s The Best Rule To HIre For Startups?

    07. What Indian Startups Are Doing Wrong Which Is Stopping The Growth Of India’s Ecosystem?

    08 - What’s Gonna Change In The World With Web3

    Vishal Gondal started his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 16 founding IndiaGames and is best known as the Father of the Indian Gaming Industry. Having taken the company to amazing heights, in 2012, IndiaGames was acquired by the Walt Disney Company, post which he served as Managing Director Digital, Disney. 

    He is an angel investor and was listed among the top 50 executives in the mobile content space by the UK based 'Mobile Entertainment' Magazine. His passion for technology, fitness & gaming led him to his next venture’ GOQii’ which is focused on helping people make a change towards a healthier lifestyle and be the force of good.

    Vishal's Social Media Handles ⤵︎

    Twitter: @vishalgondal
    https://twitter.com/vishalgondal

    Instagram: @vishygo
    https://www.instagram.com/vishygo/

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    Chapters:

    00:00 - Introduction
    02:03 - Gaming King of India
    06:30 - Journey of India Games
    08:41 - 3 Biggest Lessons from his first company
    11:09 - How to build products that people enjoy?
    18:15 - How is Snapchat using gamification?
    19:41 - How to use principles of gaming in other businesses?
    23:36 - Biggest competition of Netflix
    25:30 - Formula of Hiring the best people?
    31:08 - Difference between Corporates & Startups
    34:11 - How to develop a superpower?
    36:00 - Difference between USA and India?
    38:55 - Next superpower?
    40:51 - How to start working on your idea?
    43:14 - Future of Web3
    49:25 - Conclusion

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    About Raj Shamani
    Raj Shamani is an Entrepreneur at heart that explains his expertise in Business Content Creation & Public Speaking. He has delivered 200+ speeches in 26+ countries. Besides that, Raj is also an Angel Investor interested in crazy minds who are creating a sensation in the Fintech, FMCG, & passion economy space.

    To Know More,
    Follow Raj Shamani On ⤵︎

    Instagram @RajShamani
    https://www.instagram.com/rajshamani

    Twitter @RajShamani
    https://twitter.com/rajshamani

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    • 51 min
    MTV Hustle's King On - Indian Rappers, Music Business & Money | Figuring Out 44

    MTV Hustle's King On - Indian Rappers, Music Business & Money | Figuring Out 44

    In this podcast we have MTV “HUSTLE” fame Arpan Kumar Chandel, professionally known as King or King Rocco. In the recent past, we all have grooved to the soothing beats and warm lyrics of ‘Tu Aake Dekhle, and in this podcast we will discuss:

    -How does the music industry work?
    -Ways to make money as an artist
    -Importance of passive income
    -What works and what doesn't work in Indian music industry
    -How artists manage their money?
    -What are the biggest opportunities in the Indian Music Industry?

    Initially, King used to make rap videos and release them on various social media platforms. However, his journey as a rapper started holding the hands of MTV Hustle 2019. In this show, he was seen performing before renowned rappers, Raftaar, Nucleya, and Raja Kumari. By his very first performance, he won the hearts of the judges as well as of the audience. Even Nucleya offered him to work on one of his albums.

    Now Arpan Kumar Chandel is known across India by his stage name King and has achieved a huge fan following. He utilised YouTube to release his songs and has eventually achieved great success in it. His ability to connect with his fans, what they want, which type of songs they will like- is one of his biggest perks.

    Watch the podcast till the end to know how he built one of the largest businesses and much more!

    King’s Social Media Handles ⤵︎

    Twitter: @ifeelkingOG
    https://twitter.com/ifeelkingOG

    Instagram: @ifeelking
    https://www.instagram.com/ifeelking/

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    • 1 hr 33 min

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